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Bosnian Security after Dayton
New Perspectives

Edited By

Michael A. Innes

ISBN 9780415653695
Published October 19, 2012 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

Featuring fresh contributions from leading scholars, this new volume considers a varied range of post-war, post-Dayton and post-9/11 problems and issues, reminding readers that Dayton is not the only challenge to the safety, stability, and long-term viability of the post-war Bosnian state.

Drawing together all the latest research, this book covers new ground in its discussion of post-9/11 security concerns, and in its leading-edge analyses of crime, corruption, and terror in a transitional state. It takes Bosnia-Herzegovina seriously as a subject of regional and international affairs, and is a critically important contribution to scholarship, showing how redefined global security concerns have heavily altered international and domestic security priorities in Bosnia-Herzegovina, with corresponding implications for post-war justice and identity politics, foreign intervention, and state-level institution building.

This is essential reading for scholars of the Balkans, peacebuilding and reconstruction, European politics and of security studies in general.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Security in Between / Michael A. Innes.  NATO, the Balkan Crises, and European Security and Defense Identity / Thomas Mowle.  Power-Sharing or Partition? History‚Äôs Lessons for Keeping the Peace in Bosnia / Alan J. Kuperman.  Democratic Ends, (un)Democratic Means? Reflections on Democratisation in Brcko and Bosnia-Herzegovina / Valery Perry.  The Clandestine Political Economy of War and Peace in Bosnia / Peter Andreas.  The North African Mujahideen Network of the Balkan Peninsula / Evan. F. Kohlmann.  Environmental Security in Post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina / Peter Stoett.  A Dog That No Longer Bites? Media and Security After Dayton / Adam Jones.  Overcoming the Failings of Dayton: Defense Reform in Bosnia-Herzegovina / Tobias Pietz.  The Limits of Post-Conflict Police Reform / Timothy Donais.  Crossing Boundaries:  State Border Services and the Multidimensional Nature of Security / Alice Hills

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The Editor: Michael A. Innes is a Visiting Research Fellow, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds. He previously worked as an analyst working on counter-terrorism and transnational threats. He spent several years as a field-based consultant in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and has been an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Developing Area Studies, MGill University, and Graduate Research Fellow of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights studies. He has published widely on conflict and security in such journals as Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Small Wars and Insurgencies, and Civil Wars.